Hypnotherapy Professional
Level 4

 
Title of learning programme Hypnotherapy Professional Programme
Programme level 4
Duration of learning programme 17 weeks x 10 hours
Total number of learning hours per programme 170*

* Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1

Historical background

2

The power of the sub-conscious the brain and states of consciousness

3

The hypnotic induction

4

Modes of communication within the hypnotic trance

5

Various induction styles and techniques

6

Brief overview of personality theories

7

The addictive personality

8 Defining self-hypnosis and auto-suggestion
9

A lifestyle change

10 Health conditions (losing weight, changing to a non-smoking lifestyle)
11 Reducing a stressful lifestyle
12

Anxiety disorders and phobias

13

Improving self-esteem and motivation

14

Improving learning experiences

15

Developing and enhancing creativity

16

Overview of counselling skills

17

Working with depression

18

Loss and separation e.g. death, job-loss, divorce

19

Obsessive compulsive behaviours

20

Post-traumatic stress disorder

 

Learning Outcomes

 

Module 1 Historical background.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explain the basic brain functions associated with hypnosis and introduce the hypnotic trance.

 

Module 2 The power of the sub-conscious the brain and states of consciousness.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explain the role consciousness and subconscious plays in hypnosis.

 

Module 3 The hypnotic induction.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explain the processes involved in inducing hypnosis.

 

Module 4 Modes of communication within the hypnotic trance.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Identify Hypnotic communication styles and relaxation exercises.

 

Module 5 Various induction styles and techniques.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Identify induction styles and techniques.

 

Module 6 Brief overview of personality theories.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Introduce and explain basic components of human personality, need and coping mechanisms.

 

Module 7 The addictive personality.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise the characteristics of human dependencies and the effect of certain addictive substances.

 

Module 8 Defining self-hypnosis and auto-suggestion.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Describe self-hypnosis and show how it differs from heterohypnosis.

 

Module 9 A lifestyle change.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise motivational theories and Identify why goal-setting is important in a life-style change programme.

 

Module 10 Health conditions (losing weight, changing to a non-smoking lifestyle).
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise weight control induction.

 

Module 11 Reducing a stressful lifestyle.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Examine your understanding of stress reduction.

 

Module 12 Anxiety disorders and phobias.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Summarise anxiety disorders and phobias and how they can be treated.

 

Module 13 Improving self-esteem and motivation.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1

Explain the structure and importance of self-concept.

 

Module 14 Improving learning experiences.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1   Define and explain Associative learning.
LO2

Explain how learning techniques can be applied in counselling.

 

Module 15 Developing and enhancing creativity.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  Learning Outcome
LO1   Summarise the characteristics of creativity.
 
Module 16 Overview of counselling skills.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1   Explain the skills involved in effective counselling.
 
Module 17 Working with depression.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1   Introduce and explain types of depression and their treatment.
 
Module 18 Loss and separation e.g. death, job-loss, divorce.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1   Summarise the basic principles of a loss and separation induction.
 
Module 19 Obsessive compulsive behaviours.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1   Summarise the formation and characteristics of obsessive compulsive behaviours.
 
Module 20 Post-traumatic stress disorder.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1   Explain the characteristics of PTSD.

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